Philosophy

Food For Vegetarian Thought

As many of you already know, Jane and I became vegan because of her family medical history (cancer, heart disease, diabetes….). We don’t consider ourselves animal rights activists, although we believe that cruelty to animals (and humans) should have no place on this earth. Our […]

Anthony Bourdain is NOT a Vegan

Well, it’s obvious that Anthony Bourdain is not a vegan, at least if you ever had the misfortune to watch his show, which we did once or twice in our pre-vegan life. But Jane and I both found Mr. Bourdain to be a bit too […]

A Choice to Eat Vegan

I was thinking today, how fortunate we are that we live in a time and a place where we can actually say “I choose not to eat that,” whatever the “that” may be. Regardless of whether someone thinks I am crazy for eschewing animal products, […]

Eating Meatless and Loving It

Tonight, we had a few friends over for an impromptu dinner. Typically when company comes over, Jane goes all out and prepares a more formal meal something akin to the Valentine’s dinner that we had recently. But tonight we ate what we would’ve eaten if […]

Vegangelicism — You’re Not Good Enough For My Vegan Club

I wish I’d seen this information on vegan activism when I was attacked for being a “damned, stupid half-vegan” (see our post Compassion Will Cure More Sins Than Condemnation). Vegan Outreach has a particular segment on activism entitled, Busting the Vegan Police, in which they […]

Compassion Will Cure More Sins than Condemnation

Compassion Will Cure More Sins than Condemnation

I was chatting away on some vegan thread yesterday and was told, for the second time, that I’m not a vegan. Apparently this post, where I mention that I slipped, disqualifies me. Then there was the indirect attack thrown at me, “damned, stupid, half-vegans.” I […]

Because…

Any time Jane and I mention that we are now vegan, the invariable question we get is “why?” I stumbled upon this segment from a book I have yet to read. But really, this says it all. “It is increasingly obvious that environmentally sustainable solutions […]

Comment

I received an email comment on the blog yesterday : I HATE to break it to you but I have been vegan for a while now and I am still 100 pounds overweight. Oh well, at least I don’t eat innocent animals–J The only reply […]